The Chocolate War was first published in 1974 and it is often regarded by reviewers as one of the best adult novels of all time. The story follows protagonist Jerry Renault as he challenges his school's cruel, brutal mob rule.
The text is another frequent target for the censors, due to the novel's language and sexual content, and appears at number three on the list of Most Frequently Challenged Books of 2000-2009.
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